BECTU is today asking if the BBC wants to wash its hands of staff on Songs of Praise after managers awarded production of the long-running series to new providers.
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Former boom operator, Donald John Salter, better known as John Salter, has died; he passed away on Saturday 1 April after a brief stay in Kingston Hospital.
Staff at five Picturehouse cinemas are to strike on Easter Saturday in the continuing struggle to secure the London Living Wage. A press release giving more details is set out below.
BECTU has begun consultation on a proposed agreement to govern the employment of crew working in UK TV drama (Thursday 13 April). BECTU members will be balloted in May with a recommendation from the u...
The government's pay rates for National Living Wage and National Minimum Wage are set to increase tomorrow.
A new project aimed at boosting rates of pay for freelancers working in live events is getting underway.
BECTU is calling on the BBC to pause its Compete and Compare policy after the future of its Religion and Ethics department was thrown into doubt by the decision to outsource Songs of Praise.
Low paid workers fighting for the Living Wage at Picturehouse cinemas have received a great boost to their campaign. Their call for a boycott of the Picturehouse circuit, owned by Cineworld, has won t...
BECTU and the Writers Guild have resolved to boycott the broadcasters’ Project Diamond diversity initiative. Their press release is set out below.
BECTU is the UK's media and entertainment trade union; sectors covered include broadcasting, film, independent production, theatre and the arts, IT and telecoms, live events, leisure and digital media.